Research has shown that hospitalized adolescents can walk away physically healthy, but years later, are still dealing with symptoms of post traumatic stress from their experience.
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Though many countries have outlawed commercial surrogacy, states in America are beginning to legalize it. Experts weigh in on the ethical implications of commercialized surrogacy.
One response to the formula shortage told women to ‘just start breastfeeding again,’ but Dr. Karen Federici explains why that’s not as simple as it sounds.
Scientists are sending bacteria to the front lines. A new drug cocktail reduces the risk of having an asthma attack. Then, what should you know about hepatitis in children? And finally, driverless cars may not yet be the safest option.
It’s long been the case that men over 70 have the highest rate of suicide. Dr. Carrie Ditzel discusses some possible reasons as to what’s driving elderly men to take their own lives.
While stay-at-home orders were great for slowing the spread of Covid, they essentially trapped victims with their abusers. As numbers of domestic violence reports rose, women’s shelters were overwhelmed with people in need of safe housing.
How accurate are mice studies at showing what will happen in humans? Dr. Donna Arnett discusses what we should keep in mind when reading about trials in mice.
Is your medication harming the health of your baby? Then, the number of drugs laced with Fentanyl has skyrocketed. And finally, our vocal habits change depending on who we’re talking to.
This week on RHJ - two medical experts who specialize in studying and uncovering child abuse discuss the contradicting evidence of how the pandemic affected rates of child maltreatment.
The CDC reports May 2020 through April 2021 saw the most drug overdose deaths ever recorded in a single year. Experts discuss the use of harm reduction services and why drug addiction is a mental health issue.
Even as many students switched to virtual learning, school shootings didn’t stop. One recent school shooter used his parents’ gun, and now they are facing charges for their role in the incident. Experts discuss how the accountability of mass shootings doesn’t always just fall on the shooter.
Russia produces one-third of the world’s rough diamonds. The Russian government owns 33% of Alrosa, a Russian company that owns 90% of Russia’s diamonds. An expert discusses how a global embargo of Russian diamonds would send a strong economic message to its leaders.